Tax Cuts

Budget 2013: How does it affect your wallet?

Budget 2013: How does it affect you?

George Osborne has delivered his fourth budget and introduced measures to support the housing market, cut fuel and beer duty and raised the income tax allowance to £10,000.

George Osborne faces pressure from businessmen over the 50p rate of tax

Business leaders urge Osborne to cancel 50p tax rate

More than 500 business leaders have signed a letter sent to the Daily Telegraph arguing that the 50p tax rate should be cancelled at the budget as it reduces tax receipts and damages economic growth.

Osborne: UK has run out of money

Britain has run out of money, says Osborne

There is no state money available for tax cuts or economic growth, impetus needs to come from the private sector, according to the Chancellor George Osborne.

Liam Fox has called on the government to deliver a budget that will focus on economic growth

Liam Fox makes the case for tax and spending budget cuts

Liam Fox, the former defence secretary argues that George Osborne should reduce public spending and deregulate the labour market to deliver a budget for growth next month.

George Osborne to deliver Budget on March 21

Make tax cuts to boost UK economy, IFS urges

The Chancellor should consider making short term tax cuts to help boost Britain’s economy, according to a new report published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Government reveals details of second council tax freeze

Government reveals details of second council tax freeze

Local Government secretary Eric Pickles has released the details of a second year of council tax freezes.

George Osborne delivered his speech on the UK economy at the Conservative party conference yesterday

Osborne's speech on the economy: What it means for you

The Chancellor provided few sweeteners to individuals but there were some proposals that pleased businesses. We assess how Mr Osborne's announcements affect you.

Osborne wants to maintain Britain's financial credibility

Osborne announces credit-easing plan but "no unfunded tax cuts"

George Osborne has delivered his speech on the economy at the tory party conference. There will be no unfunded tax cuts but he does announce a credit-easing plan.

Talks are continuing to find a deal on the US debt crisis

US debt ceiling: Republicans struggle to get plan agreed by Tea Party

Talks resumed this morning amongst Republican's to agree a deal that will get enough support from their own senators to be able to be put to a vote.

Talks on how to extend the US debt ceiling before the August 2nd deadline collapsed yesterday

US debt ceiling talks collapse

Talks between President Obama and Republican house leader John Boehner have collapsed as the leaders are unable to agree on the balance between spending cuts and tax rises in order to agree to raise the debt ceiling.

Tax cuts could kickstart the economy

Tax cuts could boost economy and family finances

The future of the UK economy could be built on tax cuts, rather than rises.

David Cameron launches a new policy to encourage business

Cameron backs new businesses with StartUp Britain scheme

The Prime Minister, David Cameron will announce a new initiative called 'StartUp Britain' today which is backed by successful businesses and designed to encourage entrepreneurs.

No overall tax cuts as chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne delivers neutral 2011 Budget speech

George Osborne delivers 'fiscally neutral' 2011 Budget

Chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne spoke in his 2011 Budget speech of balancing tax cuts and rises for a "fiscally neutral" result.

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